Michalo breaks record in win

BARNESVILLE – The Buckeye Local boys basketball team defeated homestanding Barnesville 79-75 Wednesday on the strength of a record-breaking performance from Kyle Michalo.

Michalo scored a Panthers’ record 39 points, topping the previous record of 37 held by Chase Groves. Michalo had a big game on the defensive end as well, recording eight steals. Brennan Czuchran provided support with a 13-point, nine-rebound effort.

Buckeye Local 79, Barnesville 75

Buckeye Local 25 15 20 19 – 79

Barnesville 17 16 21 21 – 75

Buckeye Local: Marshall 0 0-0 0, Czuchran 6 1-5 13, Agnew 0 4-4 4, Williams 1 0-0 3, Duncan 2 0-2 4, Rozenek 3 2-2 8, Michalo 15 7-8 39, Hamilton 3 2-4 8. TOTALS: 30 16-27 79. 3-pointers: Michalo (2), Williams.

BARNESVILLE: Burkhart 9 0-1 18, MacMillian 6 0-0 15, Stewart 5 2-2 13, McGee 7 0-0 18, Houston 5 1-2 11. TOTALS: 32 3-5 75. 3-pointers: McGee (4), MacMillian (3), Stewart.